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  • He is a mullah from Iran.
  • He began to say more, about going to a mosque, finding a mullah,
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The year before I was born a group called the Taliban led by a mullah had taken over the country and was burning girls’ schools.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • When I was in fifth grade, we had a mullah who taught us about Islam.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner

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  • Heading to his mosque soon after another Inge or Aiko wandered into his sights, Changazi petitioned his mullah for permission to make a muthaa, or temporary marriage.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • He made Kim learn whole chapters of the Koran by heart, till he could deliver them with the very roll and cadence of a mullah.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • The grand mullah of Mecca had given a speech denouncing the nanovaccines and stating that they were made from the entrails of pigs.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Since it was obvious that I was not a virgin, the mullah needed no male guardian to give consent for me, and so the rite was simply accomplished.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • I came to Mullah Street.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • This was the city where Mullah Omar lived, and a navy bomber managed to drop one dead in the middle of his backyard.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor

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  • He had overheard Father one time tell the village elder, Mullah Shekib, If I had been born an animal, Mullah Sahib, I swear I would have come out a mule.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • His name was Mullah Fatiullah Khan, a short, stubby man with a face full of acne scars and a gruff voice.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • We were upstairs in Baba’s study, the smoking room, when I told him what Mullah Fatiullah Khan had taught us in class.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • It was Mullah Fa izullah who had held her hand, guided the pencil in it along the rise of each alef, the curve of each beh, the three dots of each seh.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Their original leader was a village clergyman named Mullah Mohammad Omar, a tough guy who lost his right eye fighting the occupying forces of the Soviet Union in the 1980s.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • He had overheard Father one time tell the village elder, Mullah Shekib, If I had been born an animal, Mullah Sahib, I swear I would have come out a mule.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • You mean Mullah Fatiullah Khan?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • He had Mullah Shekib’s son, Baitullah, and a few other men help him.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Just in front of the school on Khushal Street, where I was born, was the house of a tall handsome mullah and his family.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • In our province these elections brought what we called a "mullah government" to power.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • People jokingly referred to the MMA as the Mullah Military Alliance and said they got elected because they had Musharraf’s support.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Mullah Faizullah admitted to Mariam that, at times, he did not understand the meaning of the Koran’s words.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • It was easy to tell Mullah Faizullah things that Mariam didn’t dare tell Nana.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mullah Faizullah stopped.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Learn what, Mullah sahib?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "You should not speak like this to her, my child," Mullah Faizullah said.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The villagearbab and his gifts, Bibi jo and her aching hip and endless gossiping, and, of course, Mullah Faizullah.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mariam had told Mullah Faizullah all about this film.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • It was an old hand-wound clock with black numbers on a mint green face, a present from Mullah Faizullah.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • She wished Mullah Faizullah could see her now.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "I want Mullah Faizullah," Mariam said.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • It was when Mullah Faizullah’s slight, stooping figure appeared in the kolba’s doorway that Mariam cried for the first time that day.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • All she could do was cry and cry and let her tears fall on the spotted, paper-thin skin of Mullah Faizullah’s hands.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The next morning, Mullah Faizullah came to visit her.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • You know I don’t need lessons anymore, Mullah sahib.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mullah Faizullah put his hand on her knee.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Two men Mariam had never seen before-witnesses, she presumed-and a mullah she did not recognize were already seated at the table.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The mullah motioned toward the veil, and Nargis arranged it on Mariam’s head before taking a seat.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The mullah welcomed them.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The mullah gave a few blessings, said a few words about the importance of marriage.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Then the mullah asked Rasheed if he indeed wished to enter into a marriage contract with Mariam.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "All that remains now is the signing of the contract," the mullah said.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The next time Mariam signed her name to a document, twenty-seven years later, a mullah would again be present.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "You are now husband and wife," the mullah said.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • You didn’t even have the decency to give me the time to say good-bye to Mullah Faizullah.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Pangs of longing bore into her, for Nana, for Mullah Faizullah, for her old life.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • That’s what a mullah is supposed to say.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • I think Mullah Giti here has a crush on Tariq.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "But Mullah Fatiullah Khan seems nice," I managed between bursts of tittering.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Now, no matter what the mullah teaches, there is only one sin, only one.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
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